January 17, 2024

1. CMS finalizes prior authorization rule expected to save $15B Full story

2. New York hospital CEO ousted Full story

3. Hospitals aren't breaking up with Medicare Advantage, UnitedHealth says Full story

4. 100 healthcare executives weighed in. 95% would pursue end-to-end revenue cycle services to solve key business issues. Read the full report here.

5. Mercy offers $20K, $30K nurse sign-on bonuses Full story

6. California health system turning competitors into partners Full story

7. Life expectancy in the US is 77 years — but with tech + health equity it could be 90. Learn more here.

8. A flurry of health system M&A deals to start 2024 Full story

9. 13 major health systems partner with high schools in $250M Bloomberg initiative Full story

10. New York may stop hospitals from suing patients for medical debt Full story


11. The point solution technology approach is failing health systems. Join this webinar to learn what smart consolidation looks like & how to do it here.

12. New Jersey hospital to pay $30.6M settlement for alleged Medicare fraud Full story

13. Henry Ford files lawsuit over work visa rejections Full story

14. Central Maine Healthcare cuts 45 jobs Full story

15. Indiana system converts outpatient facility into hospital Full story

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